The Misadventures of Rabbi Kibbitz and Mrs. Chaipul: a midwinter romance in the village of Chelm

Mark Binder (Author)
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Description

"The lethal latkes is not a murder mystery." -The New York Times

She owns the only restaurant in Chelm.
He's the wisest man in this village of fools.
Together, they make an unlikely and lovable pair.

From the author of the National Jewish Book Award Finalist, A HANUKKAH PRESENT

"Our readers love Mark Binder's Chelm stories. They stop me at events and tell me how much they enjoy them, and how funny they are. People have said they're delightful and whimsical." - Jewish Herald Voice

Weddings and celebrations, stories of Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah and Passover, this brief novel of stories has it all. Themes include the importance of exercise for seniors, maintaining your identity, the challenge of work and relationships, and of course the joy of eating good food.

MEDIA WORD ABOUT MARK BINDER'S CHELM TALES

"...lively and entertaining tales" - AudioFile Magazine

"Wired Words/Electric Prose" - Providence Phoenix

"the mix-ups are many and the potential for laughter abundant." - Jewish Book World

Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
Light Publications
Publish Date
October 15, 2019
Pages
122
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.29 X 9.0 inches | 0.42 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781940060293
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About the Author

Mark Binder is a graduate of Columbia University, where he studied mythology with David Damrosch and T. E. Gaster and storytelling with Spalding Gray. He received an MA in Theater and English from Rhode Island College, and is a graduate of the Trinity Rep Theater Conservatory. He is a former editor of the Rhode Island Jewish Herald newspaper, where he began writing his Chelm stories. Over the years, he has edited magazines, started small theaters, repaired windows, taught at schools and universities, and toured the world as a performance storyteller, spinning tales for listeners of all ages. He has written and recorded more than 20 books and audio books for adults, families and children. Mark lives in Providence with his wife and family.